Halloween Havoc - 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon

Sunday October 27th, 2024

Fountain Valley, CA

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Get ready to run for your life at the Halloween Havoc! This race is not for the faint of heart - it's a spooky, spine-chilling adventure that will test your courage and endurance.

But it's not all doom and gloom - as you approach the finish line, you'll be greeted by a festive Halloween party with pumpkin spice treats, spooky music, and other wicked surprises.

So grab your scariest costume and come join us for the Halloween Havoc  - a race where the only thing scarier than the course is the determination of the runners who take it on. Are you brave enough to face the Halloween Havoc?

At High Tide Runs, we pride ourselves on removing barriers and helping individuals achieve their goals. Our low-cost races are cozy and intimate, where you have a chance to get to know your fellow runners and your race director. And don't worry about fuel and water, we've got you covered so you can focus on your performance.

With the flexibility to sign up for any of at least four different distances at every one of our friendly gatherings, you can decide what feels right for you on race day. Plus, there are special incentives for signing up for multiple events, including discounts on the total, free entry to another event, and special edition HTR shirts for completing 10 or more events in one calendar year.

Join us for an exhilarating run through the picturesque Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California. Whether you're up for a 5k, 10k, 15k, or a Half Marathon, this event promises a memorable experience amidst the natural beauty of the park.

Event Details:

Location: Mile Square Park, 16801 Euclid St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Bib Pickup: Starts at 7 am
Race Start Times:
Half Marathon: 7:30 am
5k, 10k, 15k: 7:35 am
Parking Fee: $5.00 per car at Mile Square Park (Opens at 7 am). Limited free street parking is available.
Course Map: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5586295153
Early Start: Early starters can begin 30 minutes before the official start time. Park outside and pick up your bib early.
Course Description:

The race starts at South Lake.GPS to Start Line
5k, 10k, and 15k runners will follow the scenic path around the park, making a loop around Freedom Hall and Swan Lake before heading back to the start.
5k: 1 loop
10k: 2 loops
15k: 3 loops
Half Marathoners will complete 4 loops. Additionally, they'll make 2 loops at the beginning of the race, circling the playground facing Warner Ave before joining the other runners.

Water stations are conveniently placed near Swan Lake and at the finish for loop runners.
Course Time Limit: 3 hours and 30 minutes. You must cross the finish line by 11 am.

What You Get:

All participants will receive a finisher's medal, finish line treats, and free downloadable race photos.
Race results will be posted on our website within 10 hours of the race.
Gear Check: Personal items can be stored with our staff at the High Tides Tent.

Water Stations: Two fully stocked water stations are available on the course, with Gatorade at all stations.

Race Photos: Our course photographer will capture your journey, and you can download your photos for free within 24 hours of the event.

Results: This is a gun-timed event, and race results will be published on RunSignup within 10 hours of the race.

Refund and Deferral Policy:

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds, but we do allow deferrals until 48 hours before the event. You can also transfer your entry to another person for free up to 48 hours before the event.
Who Can Register:

Everyone is welcome! Our races are open to participants of all ages, abilities, and paces. Whether you're an experienced runner, a casual jogger, or a first-time walker, you're invited to join us. Parents can bring their children and strollers, as we believe in creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all. Come and be a part of this fun and rewarding race experience!
We look forward to seeing you at Mile Square Park for a day of fitness, fun, and camaraderie. Get ready to lace up your running shoes and create lasting memories in this beautiful setting!


Race Distances

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Half Marathon $38.50 until Register »
10K $28.50 until Register »
5k $24.50 until Register »
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Start Location

16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, CA

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